Man gets death penalty for killing wife, son

Published: December 24, 2017


FAISALABAD: A court awarded a death sentence to an accused for his involvement in a murder case in Faisalabad on Saturday. The judgment was announced by Additional Sessions Judge Asadullah Siraj.

The prosecution told the court that accused Fakhar Imam had killed his wife Hina and son Hasnain Ali over a property dispute in 2015.

The local police registered a case against the accused and presented the challan before the court. After hearing the arguments, the judge handed down death sentence on two counts to Fakhar along with a fine of Rs0.5 million

Meanwhile, Additional District and Sessions Judge Rai Naseer Ahmad awarded life imprisonment to an accused involved in a narcotics case.

The prosecution told the court that Sadar police had arrested a drug pusher Maula Bakhsh and seized 13 kilogrammes of hashish from him. After hearing arguments, the court awarded life term to the accused and also imposed a fine of Rs0.5 million on him.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 24th, 2017.

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